Hawaii Destinations

Make your Hawaii vacation as much about the journey as the destination.

Hawaii, “The Aloha State,” is comprised of eight major islands: OahuMauiKauai, the Big Island (a.k.a. Hawaii), MolokaiLanai, Niihau and Kahoolawe. Collectively, the Hawaiian islands are renowned for their spectacular natural beauty, year-round sunny climate and the “aloha spirit” of Island residents. Read More ↓

Oahu Destinations offer something for everyone—from nature to metropolis.

Maui Destinations offer the best of all worlds—sophistication and unspoiled natural beauty.

Kauai Destinations are said to be Hawaii’s most scenic.

Big Island Destinations are as varied as the 12 different climate zones they occupy.

Interesting facts about Hawaii.

  • Hawaii’s state motto is “Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono,” or “The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness.” King Kamehameha III declared these words in 1843 after his authority was briefly usurped by the British.
  • The state flower is the yellow hibiscus.
  • The lyrics for the state song, “Hawaii Ponoi,” were written by King David Kalakaua, Hawaii’s last king.
  • The state bird is the Nene goose (a relative of the Canadian goose).
  • The state tree is the kukui, or candlenut tree.

More facts about Hawaii

Did You Know?

  • Hawaii is the most isolated population center on earth? 2,390 miles from California, 3,850 miles from Japan, 4,900 miles from China and 5,280 miles from the Philippines
  • From east to west, Hawaii is the widest state in the U.S
  • Hawaii has its own time zone (Hawaiian Standard Time) and does not recognize daylight savings time. HST runs two hours behind Pacific Standard Time and five hours behind Eastern Standard Time
  • There are only 12 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet; a, e, i, o, u, h, k, l, m n, p and w
  • The Hawaiian islands are actually the projecting tops of the largest mountain range in the world.

Hawaii Maps

  • Oahu Maps – including Waikiki, Honolulu, and the North Shore.